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The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

NSO Pops: An Evening with Maxwell

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 19 – 20
The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.

REMIX: The Future is Female

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26
This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Ray LaMontagne

Strathmore
Tue. Oct 15
LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.

An Evening with Audra McDonald

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28
McDonald performs her trademark mix of hits from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 19 – Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

Assassins

Signature Theatre
Sep. 19 – 29
To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.

National Philharmonic: Eroica & Beethoven

Strathmore
Sep. 21 – 22
“Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3
Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.

Spotlights

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

Washington Performing Arts: Pink Martini

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13

Renée Fleming VOICES: Gavin Creel

The Kennedy Center
Thu. Oct 3

The Four Italian Tenors

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5

Broadway Center Stage: Footloose

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13

Joe Chambers, M'Boom

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Oct 4

India.Arie: The Worthy Tour

Strathmore
Fri. Oct 11

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
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